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Old 04-23-2008, 11:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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low volume shower heads

hi there,

does anybody have any good leads on those showerheads which supposedly help you save a lot of hot water?

thx for sharing thoughs/experiences
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I've got a hot lead on them:

The hardware store

They're like $4 (likely less)

My main problem with them is getting the wife to accept a low-flow showerhead.
I just installed it anyway, she'll have to cope...
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Old 04-24-2008, 07:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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My favorite is the one from walmart. <- I know I know.
The one i have is tiny and has a valve for P&G showers.
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Old 04-24-2008, 08:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
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http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008...ing-shower.php

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2005/08/wow_shower.php

http://www.metaefficient.com/bathroo...e-feature.html

http://www.metaefficient.com/shower-...08-update.html
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[...]has a valve for P&G showers.
So that works for showers too!
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P&G Shower.. LOL

what else could apply..
SWS ? ( Shower with Soap - where you lather and rince at the same time)
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Or you could not shower at all. Saves lots of water
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I simply lowered the flow rate of water into our home. It didn't cost me anything. We have a flow regulator attached to the main line as it comes in the basement.

That and I take like 2 minute showers anyway. The girls are the one who waste water in the shower and they complain that they don't feel like they are getting clean with the low-flow heads. Better to keep the "faster" shower heads that way they are in and out quick, and not waiting until they "feel" clean....
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I hate not having a lot of water.

Im also really hairy. I need lots of water.

I mean if I was bald and all it would probably work out.
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Hi,

This one looks good -- I have used one very similar to this for years. It has high pressure so it feels like a lot of water and it rinses out thick hair very well.


(click on image for link)

I like the "pause" valve on the side...

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